A lightweight pairing between Russian standout, Khasan ‘Black Wolf’ Askhabov and submission expert, Cliff ‘The Goblin’ Wright has been added to iKON Fighting Federation’s premier event on September 24th. – from the Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, Missippissi – exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.
Hoping to return from his first defeat in six outings, former two-weight World Warriors Fighting Championship gold holder, Askhabov dropped a unanimous decision loss to Elismar Lima in September of last year.
Veteran submission ace, Wright also dropped his most recent outing, losing via first-round submission to Brian Foster under the MMA Xtreme Fighting Championships banner last month.
Renowned finisher, Askhabov has scored fifteen triumphs via submission and has finished five of is twenty-two professional victories via knockout. The South Florida based finisher has scored notable career triumphs over Damien Lapilus, Paulo Bananada, and Mikhail Odintsov. In his only other career blemish, the 25-year-old faltered opposite UFC alum, Hermes França back in 2015.
From twelve professional victories, 41-year-old grappler, Wright has scored eye-catching wins over former UFC feature, Thomas Gifford, Tom Shaoff, Derek Loffer, and Dakota Cochrane of note.